French: Cassique cul-jaune German: Gelbbürzelkassike Spanish: Cacique lomiamarillo
“in Indiis”; error = Suriname
Lowlands E of Andes from Colombia (including Caribbean coast near Santa Marta), most of Venezuela, Trinidad, and the Guianas S to C Bolivia (Santa Cruz) and S Brazil (Mato Grosso do Sul); also, coastal E Brazil (Pernambuco S to SE Bahia).
Male c. 28 cm, 98–114 g; female c. 23 cm, 65–73 g. Male is mostly black with slight bluish gloss; lower back, rump, uppertail-coverts and rear abdomen... read more
A common call is a warbling “k’weu”; alarm call a series of harsh “kwack... read more
Forest edge, gallery forest, second growth, savanna, plantations, and pastures with large trees or... read more
Food and feeding
Insects and other arthropods, small vertebrates, fruits and nectar. Stomach contents include caterpillars and Orthoptera. Fruits taken... read more
Breeds throughout year (but rarely in May–Jun) in Suriname, Nov–Jan in E Brazil (Pernambuco), and at least Jun–Sept in... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Widely distributed and rather abundant, but overall numbers thought to be decreasing due to habitat loss. Suffers a certain amount of... read more
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